Shortcuts in the "Send To" folder not appearing in the menu?

When you right-click a file or folder and choose Send To, none of the application shortcuts (that you've added manually) may be shown in the Send To drop-down menu. However, the standard items, non-shortcuts such as the following are shown:

This may be due to any of the following reasons:

To resolve the problem, download the script fixsendto.vbs to your system and run it. To view the file contents in Notepad, right-click the file and choose Edit.

Script description:

Applies To : Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
Description : Fixes the Send To menu (missing shortcuts)
Requirement : Needs Administrative privileges
Updated on : Nov 01, 2010.

Important note for Windows 7/Vista users!

If User Account Control (UAC) is enabled in your system, you need to run the script from an elevated Command Prompt.  Follow the steps below:

wscript.exe "C:\Scripts\fixsendto.vbs"

Note: The script will now run elevated. The above assumes that you've saved the scripts your C:\Scripts folder. If you've saved the file to a different location, substitute the path accordingly.